Understanding the Materials Used in Cut-Resistant Gloves

It’s no secret that protective gloves are necessary when working with sharp tools or machinery, but do you know which material is best suited for the equipment you work with? Cut-resistant gloves are purposely made with different synthetic materials to provide the optimum level of protection for the job. There are four common types of … Continue reading Understanding the Materials Used in Cut-Resistant Gloves

Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Cooking, Cleaning, Medical and Life Sciences Professionals

When it comes to working professionals, there is no one-size-fits-all glove, especially for those working with consumables, hazardous chemicals or bodily fluids. If you’re in need of safe, effective gloves for workers in the food, beverage, hospitality, medical or life sciences industries, we’re breaking down what to look for in gloves below. Between resistance to chemicals … Continue reading Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Cooking, Cleaning, Medical and Life Sciences Professionals

Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Drivers, Welders and Landscaping Professionals

Whether you spend your profession behind the wheel, in the metal shop or in the dirt, you require quality gloves that can keep your hands in working condition. There are different types of gloves for different types of jobs to give you the balance flexibility and protection you need to work efficiently and safely. We’ve … Continue reading Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Drivers, Welders and Landscaping Professionals

Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Manual Labor and Civic Maintenance Professionals

When it comes to dirty work, not all work gloves are created equal. Depending on what type of job you have within the manual labor or civic maintenance field, you’ll need top quality gloves with special features and materials that offer the appropriate level of protection. We’ve outlined which gloves perform best in which roles … Continue reading Finding the Right Gloves for the Job: Manual Labor and Civic Maintenance Professionals

The Purpose of Using Safety Equipment

No matter what industry you are in, chances are you use safety equipment in the workplace. Whether it is protective gloves, earplugs or steel-toed shoes, it is easy to forget how far we have come. Safety equipment is used to reduce employee exposure to hazards, which can be anything from wet floors to falling debris. … Continue reading The Purpose of Using Safety Equipment

The Role of Personal Protective Equipment on the Job Site

Personal protective equipment is a necessity in many industrial fields. Commonly known as PPE, personal protective equipment is worn in order to minimize a person’s exposure to serious workplace illnesses and injuries. Chemical, radiological, electrical, mechanical, and physical hazards are examples where personal protective equipment is needed. This equipment could include full body suits, vests, coveralls, … Continue reading The Role of Personal Protective Equipment on the Job Site

Does your team have protective rain gear?

April showers are here and rain can undoubtedly be a major nuisance for outdoor workplaces. Is your team prepared? Equipping your team with protective rainwear can dramatically boost employee productivity, especially if you’re in an industry that consistently works outdoors. OSHA does not mandate employers to pay for ordinary clothing such as rain coats, but it … Continue reading Does your team have protective rain gear?

Quick Checklist for Property Managers

Even though office buildings aren’t typically equipped with heavy machinery, complicated equipment, and dangerous chemicals, there are still a number of hazards that tenants can face. Not only should you act to keep those on your property safe, you also will want to take precautions against a potential lawsuit. But that doesn’t mean that commercial … Continue reading Quick Checklist for Property Managers

How to Survive a Flu Epidemic

An influenza pandemic is a global outbreak of a new influenza A virus that is very different from current and recently circulating human seasonal influenza A viruses. Influenza A viruses are constantly changing, making it possible on very rare occasions for non-human influenza viruses to change in such a way that they can infect people … Continue reading How to Survive a Flu Epidemic

Safety equipment to wear when a hurricane hits

Did you know that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30? The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as a “tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph or higher.” Whether you find yourself in a hurricane, cyclone, flood or typhoon, all of these storms can cause disastrous damage. Before any storm hits, all … Continue reading Safety equipment to wear when a hurricane hits